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Re: Fw: Disturbing trend in tables

From: Kathleen Anderson <kathleen.anderson@po.state.ct.us>
Date: Fri, 12 Jan 2001 12:06:37 -0500
Message-ID: <027101c07cba$08802130$e924f79f@STATE.CT.US>
To: "Tina Marie Holmboe" <tina@elfi.elfi.org>, <jim@jimthatcher.com>, "David Woolley" <david@djwhome.demon.co.uk>, <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Hi:

In FrontPage 2000, you can set the content-type meta tag by adding it to the
normal.htm template used for all new pages.  See:
http://www.cmac.state.ct.us/access/tutorials/defaultdoctype.htm

Then in your web, Tools | Web Settings | Language, set the Default page
encoding to <none>.

Kathleen Anderson, Webmaster
Office of the State Comptroller
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Hartford, Connecticut   06106
voice: 860.702.3355 fax: 860.702.3634
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----- Original Message -----
From: Tina Marie Holmboe <tina@elfi.elfi.org>
To: <jim@jimthatcher.com>; David Woolley <david@djwhome.demon.co.uk>;
<w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Sent: Friday, January 12, 2001 11:07 AM
Subject: Re: Fw: Disturbing trend in tables


> On Thu, Jan 11, 2001 at 06:57:22PM -0600, Jim Thatcher wrote:
>
> > The request was for "specific" examples. I would like to see those too.
>
>   I've actually manage to get my boss to give me a FP 2000 to play with,
>  so lets see what we can find.
>
>    * Test #1. Write a little bit of text, and click the 'increase indent'
>      button twice.
>
>      <blockquote>
>        <blockquote>
>         <p>This is a test</p>
>        </blockquote>
>      </blockquote>
>
>      Folks, BLOCKQUOTE still does not produce 'indentation', even if some
>      notious UAs do. It *might* - in a smart screen-reader - produce
something
>      aking to " bla, bla, bla, and I quote <insert content of blockquote>
";
>      which would be *ehem* so cool. No, it isn't incorrect HTML, but it
sure
>      isn't a good practice.
>
>    * Test #2. Lets press CR a few times.
>
> <p>&nbsp;</p>
>
> <p>&nbsp;</p>
>
> <p>&nbsp;</p>
>
> <p>&nbsp;</p>
>
> <p>&nbsp;</p>
>
>      Ehm. Well. Um. Why ?
>
>
>   ... and it sets the default charset of new documents to windows-1252.
Why
>   not iso-8859-1 or unicode ?
>
>   Ok, so far I've not found any *HTML errors*, but some of these things
may
>   just present accessibility difficulties IMHO.
>
> --
>  - Tina
>
>
>
>
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